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The Save Movement: Bearing Witness to Animal Suffering

What would it mean for systems of animal exploitation if instead of looking away, we turned towards animals who were suffering? In an interview with the founder of The Save Movement, we discuss what bearing witness looks like, how it helps animals, and why she considers it an ethical duty.

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Trophy Hunting: A New Front Opens in the War of Words

A letter claiming that trophy hunting is necessary for African conservation was recently published in a prestigious scientific journal, but upon closer inspection, the piece is little more than a marketing effort disguised as a serious scientific contribution.

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How to Have a Cruelty-Free Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for friends and loved ones to come together, but it also marks a far darker time for the turkeys who become the centerpiece of the meal.

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How to Have a Cruelty-Free Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for friends and loved ones to come together, but it also marks a far darker time for the turkeys who become the centerpiece of the meal.

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Vietnamese Police Bust Large Dog Theft Ring

An increasing proportion of dogs and cats used to supply the demand for dog meat in Vietnam are stolen pets. This is quickly becoming an issue as the growing pet-owning and loving population is becoming frustrated with continued pet theft.

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Euthanasia: The Quiz

When is the word “euthanasia” used appropriately, to describe a mercy killing, and when is it used to hide the unpleasant fact that human action, inaction or incompetence led to the killing of an animal?

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The Save Movement: Bearing Witness to Animal Suffering

What would it mean for systems of animal exploitation if instead of looking away, we turned towards animals who were suffering? In an interview with the founder of The Save Movement, we discuss what bearing witness looks like, how it helps animals, and why she considers it an ethical duty.

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Are We in an Age of ‘Mass Extinction’?

When the loss of species rapidly outpaces the formation of new species, this balance can be tipped enough to elicit what are known as “mass extinction” events.

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Trophy Hunting: A New Front Opens in the War of Words

A letter claiming that trophy hunting is necessary for African conservation was recently published in a prestigious scientific journal, but upon closer inspection, the piece is little more than a marketing effort disguised as a serious scientific contribution.


Memorials

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To place a memorial to a loved one, human or non-human, or in honor of someone who made the world a kinder place for animals, please make a donation of any size to Animal People in the name of the departed, and e-mail a photograph and brief obituary, epitaph, or prayer to wolf@animalpeopleforum.org.


Animal News Stories from Around the Web

In recent years, major news outlets have started taking note of the animal movement, and including coverage of animal rights, welfare, and conservation issues on a daily basis. Check out our curated selection of top stories from around the world, updated every day.

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